headversity, one of the leading provider of preventative mental health solutions for employers, has acquired the assets of Health Improvement Solutions (HIS), an evidence-based provider of health and wellness program planning evaluation and related program services. The acquisition introduces a robust health risk assessment methodology into the headversity platform. HIS helps companies evaluate employee health, wellbeing, presenteeism, productivity, and other health-related areas. HIS also offers behavior change support services.
Based in Omaha, Nebraska, HIS offers a full range of products and solutions designed for organizations across a variety of industries to improve employee health and productivity. Core to HIS offering includes a health risk assessment methodology and Well-Being Index (WBI) that helps organizations assess the risk factors and chronic conditions faced by their employee populations.
“Employers are learning there are no out-of-the-box solutions when it comes to mental health,” said Dr. Ryan Todd, CEO and co-founder of headversity. “With the acquisition of HIS and its integration into our platform, we’ll have the tools to assess risks and opportunities upfront and help organizations build bespoke programs that fit their needs with our technology.”
Health Improvement Solutions was founded in 2005 by Dr. Joseph Leutzinger, who also served as Director – Health Promotions at Union Pacific Railroad. Dr. Leutzinger has over 30 years experience in the field. HIS has worked with a variety of organizations over the years and also worked in the international worksite health space.
“We built HIS to be a strategic arm for organizations to build a healthy, productive workforce,” said Dr. Leutzinger, HIS founder and principal. “We are thrilled that our solutions will be integrated into headversity’s platform. With headversity, we can achieve a greater impact by reaching learners around the globe and working together to predict and prevent costly outcomes around safety and performance.”